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Chocolate Chip Mini Donuts Recipe

There is something about mini donuts. They are just a fun snack, no matter your age. We have been loving them, and when you pair them with some hot chocolate in the cooler weather, they are even better. I don’t know why it took me so long to make chocolate chip mini donuts.

Chocolate Chip Mini Donuts

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This is another great easy-to-make mini donut recipe. We use this with our mini donut maker, it takes no time at all to have them ready for a snack.

Your kids will not only love to eat them, but they’ll love making them with you too. These are perfect for making with your kids, or for letting them make them themselves. You don’t have to worry about them being around the hot oven or stove.

What you need:

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons melted butter
  • 1/2 cup mini semi-sweet chocolate chips

How to Make Chocolate Chip Mini Donuts

In a large bowl mix together your flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt.

Chocolate Chip Mini Donuts

Then add in your milk, eggs, vanilla and melted butter, and continue to mix it until well combined.

Stir in the chocolate chips with a spoon. You could use mini chocolate chips, but I didn’t have any more on hand from making these before.

Chocolate Chip Mini Donuts

Pour batter into your preheated mini donut maker. Don’t forget to use a non-stick spray, these will stick, especially with the chocolate chips.

Chocolate Chip Mini Donuts

Remove your mini donuts from your mini donut maker to cool on a wire cooling rack. I use a large tablespoon to kinda scoop my mini donuts out of the mold. It saves my fingers from getting burnt and works better than anything else I have tried. You could add some frosting to these, but I think they are sweet enough without frosting. Kind of like light fluffy chocolate chip cookies,

Chocolate Chip Mini Donuts

Chocolate Chip Mini Donuts

Yield: 24
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 11 minutes

There is something about mini donuts. They are just a fun snack and these delicious chocolate chip mini donuts are no different.


  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 teaspoons melted butter
  • 1/2 cup mini semi sweet chocolate chips


  1. In a large bowl mix together flour, sugar, baking powder, nutmeg and salt. Add milk, eggs, vanilla and butter, continuing to beat it until well combined.
  2. Stir in the chocolate chips with a spoon.
  3. Pour batter into your mini donut maker.
  4. Remove from the molds in your mini donut maker.

How to Make Donuts in A Donut Maker

In case you just got your mini donut maker and you are looking to see exactly how to it, this post is for you: How to Use a Mini Donut Maker. I show you how I do it easily with a Ziploc bag.

I have bought a handle batter dispenser for use when making mini donuts, however, this batter is too thick, and the regular-sized chocolate chips wouldn’t move through it easily. Using mini chocolate chips would remove one of the obstacles but the batter is still quite thick and may not work that well in a batter dispenser.

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